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Taylor Garlick is Sweeney Todd during his rehearsal on Nov. 9.

A bloody good time at the theater

Alma Bell, Reporter November 15, 2022

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is a gothic musical by Stephen Sondheim. It is a musical adaptation of the 1973 play by Christopher Bond, though most people probably recognize the...

In Pieces, a musical based around the songs of Joey Contreras, opened at Weber State University. Photo credit: Weber State University

The pieces of a musical

Makayla Geddes December 6, 2021

A new musical based on songs by songwriter Joey Contreras titled "In Pieces," opened as a regional premiere on Dec. 3, with Weber State University Theatre being one of the first in the state to showcase...

Crews install a new stage floor and orchestra pit in the Allred Theater in the Browning Center for the Performing Arts on July 6, 2021. Photo credit: Weber State University

Curtain call on mystery musical

Noah Lutman October 18, 2021

Weber State University's performing arts department wrapped their comedic musical production of Something's Afoot over the weekend. The show ran for two weekends and began planning for production last...

Abigail Philpott performs “First You Dream” at the Weber State University musical production Crushing the Curve: Behind the Curtain while wearing a mask due to COVID-19 safety restrictions. (Abdulrahman Almohammadi / The Signpost) Photo credit: Abdulrahman Almohammadi

‘Crushing the Curve: A New World’ showcases camaraderie amongst performers

Ally Nelson March 17, 2021

Gracefully sitting underneath a lone bulb of light, Abigail Philpott performed “First You Dream” from the musical Steel Pier. She sang about “remarkable times” of dreaming and flying...

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Caitlyn Nichols January 15, 2021

For students interested in participating with Weber State University’s performing arts programs during the 2021-22 school year, and maybe even get scholarships for it, now is the time to act and apply. The...

Sunday in the Park with George takes center stage

Sunday in the Park with George takes center stage

Colton Heward April 10, 2019

Students of Weber State University's Department of Performing Arts will take the stage to perform their spring production, Sunday in the Park with George, from April 11-13. Performances will begin at...

Ask la Cour, left, and Unity Phelan, right, perform to Tchaikovskys Diamons Pas de Deux. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Dancing towards a career

Ana Lichfield November 7, 2018

Professional dancers may not have a set routine when it comes to career planning, but what they appear to be in step with each other on is that regardless of age, timing and income dance is meant to move...

Students practice for the upcoming musical theater performance of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. (Tara Carrasco / The Signpost)

Something to the tune of a spelling bee

Chris Nichols October 2, 2016

Weber State University’s theatre department is putting on the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Oct. 7-15 at the Allred Theatre to showcase student talent. ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' lands in Syracuse

July 13, 2015

As rehearsals continue for the 2015 production of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” the Syracuse High School auditorium is busy with kids and adults. The vocal coach begins the vocal warm-ups. The orchestra...

'Damn Yankees' knocks it out of the park

February 26, 2015

“Damn Yankees” brings a top notch performance to the Val A. Browning Performance Center for the Performing Arts' Allred Theater. With only two performances left on Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 28...

'Plain Princess' makes world premiere at WSU

October 10, 2013

  Jim Christian's musical "The Plain Princess" had its world premiere last Friday in the Allred Theater. Based off of the children's book by Phyllis McGinley, the production carries the children's...

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